Scheduling for Lollapalooza is so hard.
By Sarah on August 4, 2010
I am having a love/hate relationship with this year’s Lollapalooza schedule. It’s not like last year, where I was able to fill every inch of my day with bands. But maybe that’s a good thing — more time for aimlessly wandering from stage to stage, more opportunities to discover something new. Here’s where you’re most likely to find me this year:
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This Week in Great Music: 8/2 – 8/8
By Sarah on August 2, 2010
So, there’s this little festival called Lollapalooza rolling into Grant Park this weekend. Maybe you’ve heard of it? I’ll be there all weekend, Tweeting and taking bad photos bitching about the heat and the crowds, and hoping my phone doesn’t run out of battery.
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Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup
By Sarah on April 6, 2010
In case you took an internet hiatus overnight, here’s some “news” for you: Lollapalooza’s lineup for the 2010 festival has been released in full, including all the letters and &s and *’s, because god forbid they write out Fuck Buttons on their website.
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2009 Favorites: Part Three
By Sarah on December 30, 2009
Here are some more albums which have seen some pretty heavy play around here this year. In case you’ve missed it, check out albums 11 through 15 and 16 through 20 on my list of favorites from the past year. A.A. Bondy, When the Devil’s Loose. I had waited and waited and waited for this […]
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This Week in Great Music: 12/7 – 12/13
By Sarah on December 7, 2009
Good morning to everyone from snowy Chicago. I got to test out my new winter boots this morning, so I guess I can’t lie to myself anymore; it really is winter now. It’s a pretty small concert list this week, although there are tons and tons of classical and holiday shows going on this week. […]
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This Week in Great Music – 9/20 – 9/27
By Sarah on September 21, 2009
This Week in Great Music â€“ 9/21 â€“ 9/27. Some great shows in Chicago for the upcoming week which have caught my eye.
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